Vehicle Contract Hire 2015

Vehicle Contract Hire 2015

Transport Service Solutions Limited is interested in the contract hire of a number of vehicles as part of its passenger transport fleet.

United Kingdom-Crewe: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2015/S 150-277483

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Transport Service Solutions Limited
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
For the attention of: Mr Peter Grime
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270371475
E-mail: peter.grime@transportservicesolutions.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Stephen Thurman
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270371479
E-mail: stephen.thurman@transportservicesolutions.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Stephen Thurman
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270371493
E-mail: stephen.thurman@transportservicesolutions.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The CHEST
The CHEST (Web procurement portal)
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270371475
E-mail: stephen.thurman@transportservicesolutions.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Other: Transportation

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

TSS Vehicle Contract Hire 2015.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Transport Service Solutions Limited (TSS) is interested in the contract hire of a number of vehicles as part of its passenger transport fleet. Your company will need to register on The CHEST (Due North) to be able to receive the opportunity.
The vehicles specification will be stated in the ITT documentation but interested suppliers are to be mindful that TSS are looking for 16 seated plus coach built driver minibuses that have the capacity for up to 5 wheelchairs with occupants (with seats removed) or a 16 seat wheelchair accessible van conversion: 16 single rear seats, forward facing on quick release fittings.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Transport Service Solutions Limited (TSS) is interested in the contract hire of a number of vehicles as part of its passenger transport fleet. Your company will need to register on The CHEST (Due North) to be able to receive the opportunity.
The vehicles specification will be stated in the ITT documentation but interested suppliers are to be mindful that TSS are looking for 16 seated plus coach built driver minibuses that have the capacity for up to 5 wheelchairs with occupants (with seats removed) or a 16 seat wheelchair accessible van conversion: 16 single rear seats, forward facing on quick release fittings.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 350 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the ITT documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Full contract hire of wheelchair accessible minibuses including maintenance throughout the term.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the ITT documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: PQQ.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

1017
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 24.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.9.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

3.9.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 60 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25.9.2015 – 13:00
Place: Trevor Robinson
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOMPersons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: TSS Evaluation Panel.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Trevor Robinson
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: trevor.robinson@transportservicesolutions.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1270371493
Internet address: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Trevor Robinson
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: trevor.robinson@transportservicesolutions.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1270371493
Internet address: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Trevor Robinson
Floor 1, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street
CW1 2BJ Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: trevor.robinson@transportservicesolutions.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1270371493
Internet address: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.8.2015

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